Lynn Ista

  Lynn Ista, bagpipe soloist, moves through the audience. Lynn played the first chorus of "Highland Cathedral" from the top of the hill, then marched through the audience to the band stand.
  Lynn Ista identified on television. The CTV 15 broadcast of the concert identified Lynn to the television audience. The water fountain in Lake Bennett is visible behind Lynn, past the end of the fishing dock.
  Lynn Ista, bagpiper, is silhouetted against the sky. Lynn piped "79th Farewell to Gibraltar".

Lynn was the featured bagpipe soloist with the Roseville Big Band on the July 29, 1997, concert at the Central Park band shell, performing "Highland Cathedral", "The Rose of Kelvin Grove", and "79th Farewell to Gibraltar" with band accompaniment.

Lynn leads the Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band.

Lynn began piping in 1983 and performed with the City of Minneapolis Pipe Band. You may have heard Lynn performing with the Brian Boru Pipe Band or the Minnesota Pipes and Drums at the Confederate Air Force dances at Fleming Field in S. St. Paul. Many of these performances included songs or a medley played jointly with the Roseville Big Band. Lynn joined the band again for a solo performance of "Amazing Grace" at the fall, 2001, Confederate Air Force dance.

You may have also heard Lynn piping in the Emerald Society Police Pipe Band or seen him marching as the drum major of the Twin City Metropolitan Pipe Band.